Changes in Directors and Roles and Changes in Executives

Mar. 22, 2023
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. will make changes to its directors and their roles, and executive positions.

Ⅰ.Changes of directors

The appointment of directors will be formally decided upon approval at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders on April 1, 2023. Directors scheduled to retire will retire on the date of the special general meeting of shareholders.

1.Candidate for new director

Name Current Title
Masahiro Yamamoto * Toyota Motor Corporation
Chief Officer, Accounting Group

2.Retiring Directors

Name Current Title
Kouji Sato * Director


Ⅱ.Change of role of directors (as of April 1)

Name New Title Current Title
Sunao Matsubayashi Chairman Chairman
President Chief Technical Officer,
Emerging-market Compact Car Company Group

Ⅲ.Change in executive (as of April 1)

Name New Title Current Title
Yoshiyuki Takai President,
Emerging-market Compact Car Company Group
Toyota Daihatsu Engineering & Manufacturing Co.,Ltd
Temporary external transfer to Toyota Daihatsu Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

<For Reference> Structure of directors, corporate auditors after the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders.

1.Directors<◎New appointment>

Name New Title
Sunao Matsubayashi Chairman
Soichiro Okudaira President
Hiromasa Hoshika Executive Vice President
Yusuke Takeda Director(Operating Officer)
Toshinori Edamoto Director(Operating Officer)
◎Masahiro Yamamoto * Director


2.Corporate Auditors

Name New Title
Norihide Bessho Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Masaki Nakatsugawa * Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Masanao Tomozoe * Audit & Supervisory Board Member

*…Outside corporate auditor under Japan’s Companies Act